Below is a brief overview for those interested in a quick glance at the laws and requirements for becoming a locksmith in Arizona.

If you’re interested in the details of how to actually follow through, you should look at our article “How to Become a Locksmith in Arizona

License Requirement

None / Not Applicable

Background Check

  • None

Education Requirements

  • None

Misc Rules

  • Arizona House Bill 2446, which was introduced in February of 2017, may apply to Locksmiths as they pertain to alarm systems. More research is required.

Use of Lockpicks and Similar Tools

Legal to own unless the intended use was to gain illegal entry or for theft; or used on a lock for which you didn’t obtain permission. You could also be charged with possessing burglary tools if you are in possession of lockpicks while committing a crime. Want to know if lockpicks are legal? We have a post for that.

Note: We are not lawyers. Make sure you verify this with your lawyer.